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UEFA Champions League: Four Take Away From Manchester United's Victory

Manchester United came from behind to cart away maximum points today at the 'Theater Of Dream' against Spanish La-Liga Outfit, Villareal, in it's second game in the current UEFA Champions League Campaign.

Ole Gunnar Solskjær and his Red devil's has been in it's low after back to back defeats in the Champions League, Carabao Cup and in the league before entering the fixture against Villareal CF.

Villareal CF denied Manchester United UEFA Europa league trophy last term and a repeat of the fixture came through in the UEFA Champions League as the English Side were grouped alongside Unai Emery Villareal CF tutored side.

Wasteful Villareal CF came close on numerous occasions to draw the first blood and be 5goals up but fluffed all golden opportunities ending the first halve on a draw level.

On return, Villareal CF drew the first blood, breaking the deadlock as Paco Alcacer tucked in a cross from the left lank at the 53min

Resolute and business minded United team came forth with a different approach afterwards, the team effort paid off as Alex Tellas retired parity at the half hour mark.

It remained a ding dong affair after the United team drew level and when it seems it was going to end in a stalemate, Manchester United returnee, Cristiano Ronaldo, rose up to the occasion and banged the winning goal with just few seconds left in the additional time.

A memorable and important win it was for the Manchester United team, below are the take away from the keenly contested fixture.

1. It's not over until is Over

The above line simply implies that in the game of football, unthinkable are bound to happen and it's the reason why teams should never remove it's legs from the throttle till the blast of the final whistle, ending the proceedings.

Villareal CF split moment of loss of concentration resulted to it's defeat after putting much hardwork.

2. Ronaldo Is A GOAT

Cristiano Ronaldo showed the reason why he is been regarded and addressed as the 'Greatest Of All Time' by football enthusiasts and pundits.

The Phenomenal striker returned to his boyhood club after stints in the Spanish league and in the Italian league respectively and has handed his team victories on numerous occasions since his arrival.

When all hope seemed lost, Ronaldo came up with the match winning goal with just split seconds to end proceedings at the Old Trafford stadium thereby buying more time for Ole Gunnar Solskjær.

3. Ronaldo, Ole Gunnar Solskjær Messiah

After suffering a defeats back to back, Norwegian gaffer, Ole Gunnar Solskjær, outing against Villareal CF could have been his last game incharge of the Manchester United and could have been shown the exist door if the Manchester United failed to gain a point(s) in the UEFA Champions League campaign against Villareal CF

With a shocking defeat looming at the 'Theater Of Dream' Cristiano Ronaldo delivered the Norwegian gaffer, bought him more time in the club with his late minute goal, turning the Saviour and the Messiah of the Norwegian coach.

5. Missed Chances Returns To Hurt

Villareal CF caused themselves point(s) against the Manchester United team.

The Unai Emery tutored side had plethora of clear-cut chances to kill off the game in the first but failed to be clinical.

Failure to convert the numerous begging chances, the fluffed opportunities returned to hurt them as Alex Tellas and Cristiano Ronaldo goals ensured the Spanish team returned back to base empty handed.

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